Bigger and Better PFDA Sual Fish Port. PFDA General Manager Atty. Glen A. Pangapalan goes around PFDA-SFP premises with Usec. for Agri-Industrialization and for Fisheries Cheryl Marie Natividad-Caballero and Sual Mayor Hon. Liseldo Calugay
As one of the agency’s ongoing flagship projects, Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) visited the site where an improved and developed PFDA-Sual Fish Port (PFDA-SFP) is soon to rise under the national government’s “Build, Build, Build” program on June 22, 2021.
Led by PFDA General Manager Atty. Glen A. Pangapalan, the PFDA visiting was joined by the Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary for Agri-Industrialization and for Fisheries Cheryl Marie Natividad-Caballero as they go around the only Regional Fish Port (RFP) in Northern Luzon.
According to PFDA Technical Services Department (TSD), the rehabilitation of PFDA-SFP is expected to go under the procurement process this month. Once this process is done and construction goes on full swing, clients and stakeholders can soon unload and avail various fishery and non-fishery products in the next few years.
Along with GM Pangapalan, Acting Assistant General Manager Ms. Iris De Vera, Engrs. Eduardo Manalo and Tito Rodriguez of TSD, Corporate Board Secretary Atty. Jose Ruiz III and Public Information Division OIC Mr. Mc Christian Julius Macaranas II were also part of PFDA’s visiting team.
Sual Mayor Hon. Liseldo Calugay and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region I OIC Dr. Rosario Segundina Gaerlan also toured the site.
Also present in PFDA-SFP are Association of Fresh Fish Traders of the Philippines President Roderic C. Santos and film actor Robin Padilla
Port clients including Association of Fresh Fish Traders of the Philippines President Roderic C. Santos and representatives from Unicrest Philippines, Inc. were also present during the ocular inspection.
In addition, film actor Robin Padilla covered the activity as part of his West Philippine Sea series featuring local fisherfolk from Infanta, Pangasinan.
(Mark Angelo N. Perez – Public Information Division)